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AIM Overseas Inclusive Education Austria Short-term Study Abroad
Graz, Austria (Outgoing Program)
Summer (Dec - Feb)
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|Program Type:||Non-Exchange Short-Term||Short-term Type:||Coursework, Field Trip|
|Short-term Duration:||3 weeks|
Inclusive Education: Theories and Practices from an International Perspective
University of Graz, Austria
|Program description||The University of Graz Summer School on inclusive education aims to provide students with a better understanding of concepts and theories of inclusive education, its historical development, international discourses and various issues related to its implementation.
Students will examine arguments of both advocates and critics of an inclusive education system. It addresses how various professionals such as trained general educators; special educators, social workers and psychologists can work together to provide the best possible environment for students with a wide range and level of learning difficulties. Inclusive school development and quality management in inclusive school will be discussed. Students will be introduced to the Austrian education system and the current discussions regarding the implementation of inclusive education.
Two field trips to institutions in Graz are included in the program and will provide insight into practical issues of inclusion in education.
|Relevant subject areas||Education, Social Work
|Program dates||28 January – 18 February 2017
|Application deadline||Friday, 30 September 2016
|Places available||AIM Overseas programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible.
|Eligibility criteria||When researching the AIM Overseas programs, be sure to consider whether you meet the published pre-requisites. You should contact AIM Overseas for course syllabi and discuss whether the program meets your academic requirements by discussing it with your course coordinator at the University of Sydney.
|Credit/Not-for-credit||Please contact your faculty office with the below email to submit an application for credit. Participation in any AIM Overseas program does not guarantee credit and will require faculty assessment of individual applications-for-credit.
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|Language||Classes are instructed in English.
|Fees and scholarships||2017 Total Program Fee: $5,990 AUD
Additional costs (not included in program fee): Airfare, travel insurance, personal expenses.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
|Location overview||Graz is a vibrant and social city, which is home to over 40,000 students. It is Austria’s second largest city and houses one of the oldest and most popular universities in Europe. Experience a city alive with history and culture as you make your way through the castle ruins of knights in shining armour or a Franciscan monastery. Enjoy the farm fresh produce with a stroll through one of the town’s farmers markets. The countryside around Graz is wild and romantic, full of caves, lakes, waterfalls, castles and wineries - all a short trip from the Graz city.
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